In a study of self-identified LGB youth aged 15—19, D'Augelli and colleagues found that recognizing same-sex attraction, initiating same-sex sexual activity, or appearing gender nonconforming at earlier ages was associated with reported suicide attempts in LGB youth; this association may be exacerbated by experiences of victimization and maltreatment Corliss et al.
Sexual orientation and risk of suicide attempts among a representative sample of youth. Although Carol is married, she previously had an affair with her best friend Abby Gerhard. New York: Oxford University Press; Suicidality among gay, lesbian and bisexual youth: The role of protective factors.
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Retrieved October 18, Jeanette Winterson. Retrieved 14 April The few studies that have examined protective factors for LGBT youth suggest that family connectedness and school safety are two possible areas for intervention research. Indelible InkStrange Museums. North is a "tormented homosexual trying to keep his secret, but recklessly in love"; Amos is protagonist Willie Wilson's gay son, and Joel is Amos' lover.
These population-based studies followed more than two decades of community-based studies of LGB youth that showed elevated reported rates of suicidal ideation and attempts and identified predictors of suicidality in these populations, although it should be noted that, much as with the larger population of young people, it is a small group of LGB youth who report suicidal behavior.
By age 23, bisexual women in the study had higher rates of current substance use, greater quantity and frequency of use, and more problematic use Tucker et al. Stigma management? Languages Add links.